WRHA Indigenous Health Work Placement Program
The Work Placement Program offers First Nations, Métis and Inuit students a chance to gain work experience in health-care settings.
Coordinated by WRHA Indigenous Health Workforce Development, students will be placed in one of the Winnipeg Health Region's facilities to gain experience as an employee of a health region.
There are two types of Work Placements:
The Work Placement Program has Summer Employment Placements available for high school and post-secondary students looking to gain work experience in with a health region.Placements are open to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who are returning to school full-time in the fall.
- Earn money
- Experience various health-care environments
- Gain work experience
Placements are paid, full-time positions. Find out how to apply by calling 204-940-8880 for more information.
The WRHA Indigenous Health Work Placement Program offers Volunteer Placements for First Nations, Métis and Inuit high school students looking for experience in health care.
- works with your school to schedule placements
- It’s valuable work experience for your resume
- You’ll experience a variety of health-care environments
Our Volunteer Placements run from September to January and from February to June, and are three to four hours a week. Find out how to apply by emailing email@example.com or by calling 940-8737 for more information.
Anyone else looking to volunteer in the Winnipeg Health Region can find out more information from Volunteer Services. Experience various health-care environments and gain valuable work experience while helping out your community!
Benefits of a Placement
There are a number of reasons why you should consider applying for a placement with the Connecting Work Placement Program:
- Work experience for your resume
- A learning opportunity that can build your knowledge, skills and abilities
- Develop business expertise and technical knowledge
- Networking opportunities
- References for future employment
- Improved self-confidence
- Working alongside established professionals
- Competitive hourly wage for paid placements
- Work alongside an Aboriginal Elder
- Learn about Aboriginal Cultures and
- Traditional Spirituality
- Volunteers gain high-school credit
Contact us or download or Work Placement Program handbook for more information.
Contact Indigenous Health - Workforce Development
2735 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2H5
Toll Free: 1-877-940-8880